Study shows relationship between type of delivery and twins' psychological development

ScienceDaily | 7/19/2019 | Staff
"Twins are very vulnerable, since their birth frequently ends prematurely and they often present pregnancy and labor complications," says Professor of Gynecology of the UMA Ernesto González Mesa, who, based on this study, adds the possible difficulties that may derive from cesarean section, very common in multiple births.

"We have verified that cesarean section becomes a risk factor to development. This is why gynecologists firmly believe in vaginal delivery benefits, and we defend the use of this surgical intervention only as an option when problems arise," says González Mesa.

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This study, published in the scientific journal Frontiers in Psychology, composed of a total of 160 twins who were born in Hospital Materno-Infantil in Málaga in the year 2005; there were 7000 births in this period, and almost 300 were multiple births. From the sample of all twins, 55 percent were born by vaginal delivery and 45 percent by cesarean delivery.

In a first stage of the study, the participating children's intelligence and neuropsychological and psychopedagogical development were tested, which results were compared, in a second stage, with information on obstetric...
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